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North-West Evening Mail
Boy from Grange airlifted following serious illnessA young boy from Grange is recovering after a serious illness forced him to be
Boy from Grange airlifted following serious illness
North-West Evening Mail / Posted an hour ago
A young boy from Grange is recovering after a serious illness forced him to be airlifted by emergency services. Paramedics of the North West Ambulance Service were called to the Cark area on Saturday, February 13. The 7-year-old child, who was... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Boy from Grange airlifted following serious illnessA young boy from Grange is recovering in hospital after a serious illness force
Boy from Grange airlifted following serious illness
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
A young boy from Grange is recovering in hospital after a serious illness forced him to be airlifted by emergency services. Paramedics of the North West Ambulance Service were called to the Grange area on Saturday, February 13. The 7-year-old... Read more
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The Age
Lord Byron had a lot of baggageByron Bay is overrun by romantics, escapees and mystics. Photo: Supplied James
Lord Byron had a lot of baggage
The Age / Posted 7 hours ago
Byron Bay is overrun by romantics, escapees and mystics. Photo: Supplied James Cook named Cape Byron in NSW after the British naval officer John Byron. John's grandson was born George and became the infamous romantic poet Lord Byron. The Aboriginal... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Quiet Kauai’s wild westDespite its name, Wrangler’s Steakhouse in Waimea also offers local fish, lamb
Quiet Kauai’s wild west
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 8 hours ago
Despite its name, Wrangler’s Steakhouse in Waimea also offers local fish, lamb from Niihau and the plantation-era lunch box known as a kau kau tin. Chatting with the server in Hawaiian, our guide from a morning trip to Kauai’s remote Polihale Beach... Read more
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The Inyo Register
Feb. 14)748 – Abbasid Revolution: The Hashimi rebels under Abu Muslim Khorasani take Me
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The Inyo Register / Posted 10 hours ago
748 – Abbasid Revolution: The Hashimi rebels under Abu Muslim Khorasani take Merv, capital of the Umayyad province Khorasan, marking the consolidation of the Abbasid revolt. 842 – Charles the Bald and Louis the German swear the Oaths of Strasbourg... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Sunday, February 14, 2016Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. State o
Sunday, February 14, 2016
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 23 hours ago
Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. State of the nation One Nation leader Pauline Hanson officially endorses Senate candidate Elise Chapman in Bendigo: 'She's a very strong person, with very strong values [she's... Read more
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The Young Witness
State of the Nation | Sunday, February 14, 2016Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. State o
State of the Nation | Sunday, February 14, 2016
The Young Witness / Posted 23 hours ago
Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. State of the nation One Nation leader Pauline Hanson officially endorses Senate candidate Elise Chapman in Bendigo: 'She's a very strong person, with very strong values [she's... Read more
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Western Advocate
State of the Nation | Sunday, February 14, 2016Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. State o
State of the Nation | Sunday, February 14, 2016
Western Advocate / Posted 23 hours ago
Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. State of the nation One Nation leader Pauline Hanson officially endorses Senate candidate Elise Chapman in Bendigo: 'She's a very strong person, with very strong values [she's... Read more
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Kiama Independent
State of the Nation | Sunday, February 14, 2016Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. State o
State of the Nation | Sunday, February 14, 2016
Kiama Independent / Posted 23 hours ago
Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. State of the nation One Nation leader Pauline Hanson officially endorses Senate candidate Elise Chapman in Bendigo: 'She's a very strong person, with very strong values [she's... Read more
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Manning River Times
Sunday, February 14, 2016Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. State o
Sunday, February 14, 2016
Manning River Times / Posted 23 hours ago
Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. State of the nation One Nation leader Pauline Hanson officially endorses Senate candidate Elise Chapman in Bendigo: 'She's a very strong person, with very strong values [she's... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
State of the Nation | Sunday, February 14, 2016Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. State o
State of the Nation | Sunday, February 14, 2016
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 23 hours ago
Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. State of the nation One Nation leader Pauline Hanson officially endorses Senate candidate Elise Chapman in Bendigo: 'She's a very strong person, with very strong values [she's... Read more
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The North West Star
Sunday, February 14, 2016Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. State o
Sunday, February 14, 2016
The North West Star / Posted 23 hours ago
Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. State of the nation One Nation leader Pauline Hanson officially endorses Senate candidate Elise Chapman in Bendigo: 'She's a very strong person, with very strong values [she's... Read more
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Daily Liberal
State of the Nation | Sunday, February 14, 2016Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. State o
State of the Nation | Sunday, February 14, 2016
Daily Liberal / Posted 23 hours ago
Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. State of the nation One Nation leader Pauline Hanson officially endorses Senate candidate Elise Chapman in Bendigo: 'She's a very strong person, with very strong values [she's... Read more
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The Border Mail
Sunday, February 14, 2016Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. State o
Sunday, February 14, 2016
The Border Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. State of the nation One Nation leader Pauline Hanson officially endorses Senate candidate Elise Chapman in Bendigo: 'She's a very strong person, with very strong values [she's... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
State of the Nation | Sunday, February 14, 2016Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. State o
State of the Nation | Sunday, February 14, 2016
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 23 hours ago
Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. State of the nation One Nation leader Pauline Hanson officially endorses Senate candidate Elise Chapman in Bendigo: 'She's a very strong person, with very strong values [she's... Read more
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The Courier
State of the Nation | Sunday, February 14, 2016Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. State o
State of the Nation | Sunday, February 14, 2016
The Courier / Posted 23 hours ago
Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. State of the nation One Nation leader Pauline Hanson officially endorses Senate candidate Elise Chapman in Bendigo: 'She's a very strong person, with very strong values [she's... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The macabre history of surgery at sea - Lord Nelson got off lightlyLord Horatio Nelson. Photo: after Charles Lucy According to official records w
The macabre history of surgery at sea - Lord Nelson got off lightly
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
Lord Horatio Nelson. Photo: after Charles Lucy According to official records when Lord Horatio Nelson had his right arm lopped off aboard HMS Theseus he was apparently back in command giving out orders within half an hour. Others didn't fare quite... Read more
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express
Humans responsible for Australia’s prehistoric animal extinction and NOT climate change HUMANS were responsible for the extinction of Australia’s giant animals, and
Humans responsible for Australia’s prehistoric animal extinction and NOT climate change
express / Posted 2 days ago
HUMANS were responsible for the extinction of Australia’s giant animals, and NOT climate change, a study has revealed. Humans were responsible for Australia's... Read more
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Philly.com
MALL TROUBLES"This is a very large and complex project for us, and it's taking us longer to
MALL TROUBLES
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
"This is a very large and complex project for us, and it's taking us longer to negotiate leases with current tenants and relocating them to new developments," Pryor said this week. "This is a very fluid situation." The Burlington Township mall sits... Read more
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Daily Mail
Humans responsible for the extinction of giant land animalsEarly humans NOT climate change were responsible for wiping out Australia's gia
Humans responsible for the extinction of giant land animals
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Early humans NOT climate change were responsible for wiping out Australia's giant prehistoric animals, new evidence shows Australian scientist says humans caused megafauna extinction Human hunting is believed to be to blame rather than climate... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The DrumOur observation of gravitational waves from black holes represents a whole seri
The Drum
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
Our observation of gravitational waves from black holes represents a whole series of firsts for our understanding of the universe. South Australian biosecurity researcher Dr Ron Sinclair received an Order of Australia Medal in the 2016 Australia Day... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Sophie KestevenTelevision Australia Wide The Killing Season Planet America Arts & Culture
Sophie Kesteven
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
Television Australia Wide The Killing Season Planet America Arts & Culture Corrections & Clarifications Health & Wellbeing Religion & Ethics The Weather Man Antony Green's Election Blog is ABC Tropical... Read more
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chroniclelive
County Durham man flown to hospital after severely injuring his leg with angle grinderA man in his 60s has been flown to hospital after seriously injuring his leg wi
County Durham man flown to hospital after severely injuring his leg with angle grinder
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
A man in his 60s has been flown to hospital after seriously injuring his leg with an angle grinder. The GNAAS helicopter, Guardian of the North, landed in a field behind Yohden Primary School, on Cotsford Lane, before the trauma team went to assist... Read more
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Northern Echo
Man airlifted to hospital after injuring his leg with an angle grinderA MAN has been airlifted to hospital after injuring his leg with an angle grind
Man airlifted to hospital after injuring his leg with an angle grinder
Northern Echo / Posted 3 days ago
A MAN has been airlifted to hospital after injuring his leg with an angle grinder. The man, thought to be in his 60s, suffered severe leg injuries in the accident at a house in Horden, near Peterlee this afternoon (Thurs, Feb 11). A Great North Air... Read more
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Horse and Hound
Rider in serious condition after horse spooked by carA rider has suffered a serious head injury after falling while out hacking. Th
Rider in serious condition after horse spooked by car
Horse and Hound / Posted 3 days ago
A rider has suffered a serious head injury after falling while out hacking. The 45-year-old woman, was out riding with a friend in Co. Durham on 24 January when the accident happened. They were riding along Coalford Lane in the village of... Read more
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BBC News
Oregon stand-off: Occupiers 'ready to surrender' - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Oregon stand-off: Occupiers 'ready to surrender'
BBC News / Posted 3 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say US Election 2016 Oregon stand-off: Occupiers... Read more
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News.com.au
Aussie megafauna hunted to extinction Giant kangaroos, two-metre tall wombats and large flightless birds that once
Aussie megafauna hunted to extinction
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
Giant kangaroos, two-metre tall wombats and large flightless birds that once roamed prehistoric Australia may have been hunted into extinction, according to the latest scientific research. It was widely thought... Read more
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The Maui News
Book Review 360: The Silk Road Journey with Xuanzang THE SILK ROAD JOURNEY WITH XUANZANG, by Sally Hovey Wriggins. 326 pages, illu
Book Review 360: The Silk Road Journey with Xuanzang
The Maui News / Posted 4 days ago
THE SILK ROAD JOURNEY WITH XUANZANG, by Sally Hovey Wriggins. 326 pages, illustrated. Westview paperback, $25 The destruction of the giant Buddhas at Bamiyan got the attention of and outraged the... Read more
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chroniclelive
County Durham horse rider suffers serious head injuries in road incidentA rider is today in hospital with serious head injuries after an accelerating c
County Durham horse rider suffers serious head injuries in road incident
chroniclelive / Posted 4 days ago
A rider is today in hospital with serious head injuries after an accelerating car caused her horse to bolt. Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which happened in the village of Littletown, between Durham and Easington, two weeks... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Weed-exterminating robot returns positive resultsWeed-exterminating robot to do away with labour-intensive control methods Phot
Weed-exterminating robot returns positive results
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
Weed-exterminating robot to do away with labour-intensive control methods Photo: PhD student Alex Olsen and undergraduate student Jake Wood are working on a robot which identifies and sprays invasive weeds. (ABC North Queensland: Kathleen... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
P.A.C.I.F.I.C.A Northern Scholarships Awards 2015 RecipientsWednesday, 10 February 2016, 4:19 pmPress Release: PACIFICASince 2002 PACIFICA
P.A.C.I.F.I.C.A Northern Scholarships Awards 2015 Recipients
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 4:19 pmPress Release: PACIFICASince 2002 PACIFICA branches have been fundraising to build an... Read more
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Science Daily
Study accurately dates coral loss at Great Barrier ReefProfessor Jian-xin Zhao from UQ's School of Earth Sciences said the photos were
Study accurately dates coral loss at Great Barrier Reef
Science Daily / Posted 5 days ago
Professor Jian-xin Zhao from UQ's School of Earth Sciences said the photos were a powerful visual tool often used to highlight the recent decline of the Great Barrier Reef. "These photographs taken from the late 19th Century onwards of two inshore... Read more
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PhysOrg
Study accurately dates coral loss at Great Barrier ReefDr Ai Nguyen performing column chemistry in UQ's world class Radiogenic Isotope
Study accurately dates coral loss at Great Barrier Reef
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
Dr Ai Nguyen performing column chemistry in UQ's world class Radiogenic Isotope Facility (School of Earth Sciences) to separate uranium and thorium isotopes in the coral samples. Credit: Dr Tara Clark The timing of significant Great Barrier Reef... Read more
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DW
Berlinale: 10 things you should know about Germany's most important film festival | Film |The Berlinale's various programming committees managed the staggering task of s
Berlinale: 10 things you should know about Germany's most important film festival | Film |
DW / Posted 5 days ago
The Berlinale's various programming committees managed the staggering task of selecting 434 films among the 7,004 that were submitted this year. There will be a total of 981 screenings to reveal these movies of all lengths, formats and genres. The... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Climate change driving species to the poles faster than predicted: scientistsClimate change driving species to the Earth's poles faster than predicted, scie
Climate change driving species to the poles faster than predicted: scientists
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
Climate change driving species to the Earth's poles faster than predicted, scientists say Warming temperatures are pushing land and sea creatures closer to the north and south poles and to cooler altitudes at rates faster than first predicted,... Read more
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The Courier
Before Harold Holt saw cents, there was a right royal runaround en route to dollar we call our ownAs Australia's decimal currency celebrates its 50th birthday this week, the arc
Before Harold Holt saw cents, there was a right royal runaround en route to dollar we call our own
The Courier / Posted 5 days ago
As Australia's decimal currency celebrates its 50th birthday this week, the archives reveal how it very nearly had another name altogether. This week marks a momentous Australian anniversary. Fifty years ago this weekend — on February 14, 1966 - we... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Before Harold Holt saw cents, there was a right royal runaround en route to dollar we call our ownAs Australia's decimal currency celebrates its 50th birthday this week, the arc
Before Harold Holt saw cents, there was a right royal runaround en route to dollar we call our own
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 5 days ago
As Australia's decimal currency celebrates its 50th birthday this week, the archives reveal how it very nearly had another name altogether. This week marks a momentous Australian anniversary. Fifty years ago this weekend — on February 14, 1966 - we... Read more
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The Young Witness
Before Harold Holt saw cents, there was a right royal runaround en route to dollar we call our ownAs Australia's decimal currency celebrates its 50th birthday this week, the arc
Before Harold Holt saw cents, there was a right royal runaround en route to dollar we call our own
The Young Witness / Posted 5 days ago
As Australia's decimal currency celebrates its 50th birthday this week, the archives reveal how it very nearly had another name altogether. This week marks a momentous Australian anniversary. Fifty years ago this weekend — on February 14, 1966 - we... Read more
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Western Advocate
Before Harold Holt saw cents, there was a right royal runaround en route to dollar we call our ownAs Australia's decimal currency celebrates its 50th birthday this week, the arc
Before Harold Holt saw cents, there was a right royal runaround en route to dollar we call our own
Western Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
As Australia's decimal currency celebrates its 50th birthday this week, the archives reveal how it very nearly had another name altogether. This week marks a momentous Australian anniversary. Fifty years ago this weekend — on February 14, 1966 - we... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Before Harold Holt saw cents, there was a right royal runaround en route to dollar we call our ownAs Australia's decimal currency celebrates its 50th birthday this week, the arc
Before Harold Holt saw cents, there was a right royal runaround en route to dollar we call our own
Kiama Independent / Posted 5 days ago
As Australia's decimal currency celebrates its 50th birthday this week, the archives reveal how it very nearly had another name altogether. This week marks a momentous Australian anniversary. Fifty years ago this weekend — on February 14, 1966 - we... Read more
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Manning River Times
Before Harold Holt saw cents, there was a right royal runaround en route to dollar we call our ownAs Australia's decimal currency celebrates its 50th birthday this week, the arc
Before Harold Holt saw cents, there was a right royal runaround en route to dollar we call our own
Manning River Times / Posted 5 days ago
As Australia's decimal currency celebrates its 50th birthday this week, the archives reveal how it very nearly had another name altogether. This week marks a momentous Australian anniversary. Fifty years ago this weekend — on February 14, 1966 - we... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Before Harold Holt saw cents, there was a right royal runaround en route to dollar we call our ownAs Australia's decimal currency celebrates its 50th birthday this week, the arc
Before Harold Holt saw cents, there was a right royal runaround en route to dollar we call our own
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 5 days ago
As Australia's decimal currency celebrates its 50th birthday this week, the archives reveal how it very nearly had another name altogether. This week marks a momentous Australian anniversary. Fifty years ago this weekend — on February 14, 1966 - we... Read more
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The North West Star
Before Harold Holt saw cents, there was a right royal runaround en route to dollar we call our ownAs Australia's decimal currency celebrates its 50th birthday this week, the arc
Before Harold Holt saw cents, there was a right royal runaround en route to dollar we call our own
The North West Star / Posted 5 days ago
As Australia's decimal currency celebrates its 50th birthday this week, the archives reveal how it very nearly had another name altogether. This week marks a momentous Australian anniversary. Fifty years ago this weekend — on February 14, 1966 - we... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Before Harold Holt saw cents, there was a right royal runaround en route to dollar we call our ownAs Australia's decimal currency celebrates its 50th birthday this week, the arc
Before Harold Holt saw cents, there was a right royal runaround en route to dollar we call our own
Daily Liberal / Posted 5 days ago
As Australia's decimal currency celebrates its 50th birthday this week, the archives reveal how it very nearly had another name altogether. This week marks a momentous Australian anniversary. Fifty years ago this weekend — on February 14, 1966 - we... Read more
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The Border Mail
Before Harold Holt saw cents, there was a right royal runaround en route to dollar we call our ownAs Australia's decimal currency celebrates its 50th birthday this week, the arc
Before Harold Holt saw cents, there was a right royal runaround en route to dollar we call our own
The Border Mail / Posted 5 days ago
As Australia's decimal currency celebrates its 50th birthday this week, the archives reveal how it very nearly had another name altogether. This week marks a momentous Australian anniversary. Fifty years ago this weekend — on February 14, 1966 - we... Read more
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Canberra Times
Decimal currency is 50 this week but do you know how the Aussie dollar got its name?This 'artist's essay' shows how the one royal note might have looked. Photo: Ro
Decimal currency is 50 this week but do you know how the Aussie dollar got its name?
Canberra Times / Posted 5 days ago
This 'artist's essay' shows how the one royal note might have looked. Photo: Robert Pearce This week marks a momentous Australian anniversary. Fifty years ago this weekend — on February 14, 1966 - we switched our currency from the venerable colonial... Read more
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Daily Mirror
British grandad airlifted home after catching legionnaires' disease on holidayA British grandad spent eight weeks in hospital in Bulgaria after contracting L
British grandad airlifted home after catching legionnaires' disease on holiday
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
A British grandad spent eight weeks in hospital in Bulgaria after contracting Legionnaires’ disease while on holiday. Colin Cookson is now demanding answers as he believes broken air conditioning in the hotel room he shared with wife Iris... Read more
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Daily Mail
Poppy Delevingne shows off her striking features by going make-up freePoppy Delevingne throws her usually flawless style to the wind as she looks unr
Poppy Delevingne shows off her striking features by going make-up free
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Poppy Delevingne throws her usually flawless style to the wind as she looks unrecognizable make-up free in London She just celebrated a true benchmark for any model in the 21st Century, as her Instgram following rocketed past the 1million mark in... Read more
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Northern Echo
Case of van/motorcycle collision, resulting in serious accident to rider, to be resolved at trial, next monthIt follows the crash involving the defendant’s Mercedes Sprinter van and the vi
Case of van/motorcycle collision, resulting in serious accident to rider, to be resolved at trial, next month
Northern Echo / Posted 6 days ago
It follows the crash involving the defendant’s Mercedes Sprinter van and the victim’s Harley Davidson, at a crossroads junction between Main Road and Eldon Bank, at Close House, Eldon, near Bishop Auckland. The 56-year-old motorcyclist, from Newton... Read more
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The Courier
Before Harold Holt saw cents, there was a right royal runaround on route to dollar we call our ownAs Australia's decimal currency celebrates its 50th birthday, the archives reve
Before Harold Holt saw cents, there was a right royal runaround on route to dollar we call our own
The Courier / Posted 6 days ago
As Australia's decimal currency celebrates its 50th birthday, the archives reveal how it very nearly had another name altogether. This week marks a momentous Australian anniversary. Fifty years ago — on February 14, 1966 - we switched our currency... Read more
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